Marine Insurance (MARIN-P)

Course description


Welcome to Marine Insurance! Course period: Autumn term, period B.

Learning objective/Course Aim
The aim of the course is to give the students an understanding of the functioning of marine insurance in Scandinavia and internationally and to present the more notable legal difficulties and problems in the area. The course deals mainly with hull, P&I and cargo insurance from a Scandinavian and English perspective and present legislations.

The course is administrated by:

For admission the student must fulfill the general conditions for entry to specialized courses and have passed examinations on courses of at least 100 credit points (150 hp/ECTS) of compulsory courses within the law programme and must also have passed the special course of Maritime and Transportation Law or "Försäkringsrätt 10 p/15 hp" with a passing grade or a corresponding course abroad. Other students may be admitted if they have considerable practical experience within the field and fulfill the requirement of approved examination in any of the abovementioned elective courses.

Students outside of the law programe applies through

Course description
Teaching is in the form of lectures and seminars and it will be conducted in English.


The course ends with a written examination. Marine Insurance uses alternative 4 during examinations, what this entails can be found under "Examination"

Dictionaries are permitted.

Swedish students will be graded using the Swedish grading system:

Exchange students will be graded using the ECTS system:

The course ends with a written examination. Resit examinations are either in writing or oral, depending on the number of students.

All students who plan to take the exam must register for it in Fastreg. Bring your ID to the exam.

The results of the exam will be published in Fastreg within 3 weeks after the exam.

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Course title:
Marine Insurance
Semester: Autumn term 2015
Study period: 1
Rate of studies: 100%
Level: Specialized Course for Master of Science Degre
Credits: 15.0
Language of instruction: English


Course contact:
Course coordinator:
Teaching assistant:
Caroline Svensson
Course manager:
Johan Schelin


Bill Dufwa
Claes Westman
Hugo Tiberg
Oscar Tiberg
Peter Fischier